Archive » April 15, 2010

GOING WITHOUT

Vol. 8 Issue 15

A few brave soles took to the pavement in downtown Solvang for a good cause. The walkers were part of an event called One Day without Shoes on April 8. Participants marked the day by going shoeless the entire day and by joining in group walks to promote awareness of children who lack necessities such as shoes.

CANDIDATES HOPE TO FLIP GALLEGLY'S DISTRICT

Contenders in the Democratic primary for the 24th Congressional District seat are banking on a shift in the district’s political leaning in their bid to upset the entrenched Republican incumbent Elton Gallegly. ...

IT CAME FROM LOS OLIVOS

Something is lurking in the depths of Los Olivos and it’s messy. This week the Santa Barbara County Environmental Health Services releases its long-awaited study on the town’s wastewater problems and made a recommendation to fix them. The study compiled by MNS Engineering was mainly focused on Los Olivos’ commercial...

FUNDRAISING QUEST BEGINS FOR REC QUEEN

Last year, the Santa Ynez Valley Youth Recreation’s Queen campaign raised $153,000 for the Valley’s youth programs and facilities, and organizers hope to continue that success this year. “We’ve been doing pretty good, considering our economy has been suffering over the last two years,” said Queen Chairman Frank Kelsey, who has...

GET TO CACHUMA FOR SOME FISHIN'

Despite a lawsuit barring the Department of Fish and Game from stocking some reservoirs in California, the Cachuma Trout Derby is ready to kick off Saturday. Melissa Kelly, Lake Cachuma assistant naturalist, said the majority of Fish and Game’s stocking takes place in the winter and was completed before...